When a man is informed he only has 5 years to live, he goes to a shelter and requests a ‘fat, middle-aged dog’

The story of Eric and Peety is told by Mutual Rescue (a trademark of Humane Society Silicon Valley).

Eric’s doctor informed him that he only had five years to live. But all that changed once he acquired Peety from the animal shelter…

“Eric weighed 340 pounds and was diagnosed with high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and Type II Diabetes. His doctor told him he had 5 years to live. Then he met Peety—and everything changed.”